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Election Calendar - April 5 & May 17, 2011 Municipal Election

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General Municipal Election

April 5, 2011

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Mayoral Run-Off Election

May 17, 2011

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MAIL BALLOT ELECTION CALENDAR

 DATE DUE

GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
APRIL 5, 2011 

REFERENCE

October 1, 2010

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.1)

(1st day of each month beginning 6 months before election)

November 1, 2010 Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.1)

(1st day of each month beginning 6 months before election)

December 1, 2010 Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.1)

(1st day of each month beginning 6 months before election)

December 27, 2010 (100 days = 26th)

Last day to submit petitions for Election matters ? excludes Charter amendments (+/-)

Charter 12-40 (100 days ? 90 days circulation and examination ? 10 days notice)

January 3, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.1)

(1st day of each month)

January 5, 2011

Charter Amendments presented by petition due

CRS 31-2-210(a)(iii)

(90 days)

January 5, 2011

Nomination petitions may be circulated by candidates

Code 5.1.106 (90 days)

January 25, 2011

Last day for Council to adopt charter amendments, electoral ordinances and referred measures on 1st reading. (+, -)

Code 5.1.104 (4th Tuesday in January)

February 3, 2011

Last day incumbents can withdraw from running for another Council office.

Charter 2-10(e) (61 days)

February 7, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.2) (1st Mon in Feb and every 2 weeks thereafter until Election)

February 8, 2011

(actual date 2/19/11 ? Council meeting 2/8/11)

Certify candidates, ballot questions and appointment of Election Judges to Council.

Code 5.1.110 (at least 45 days)

February 9, 2011

Nomination petitions due to City Clerk

Code 5.1.106 (55 days)

February 14, 2011

 

Last day for write-in candidate to file affidavit of intent

Code 5.1.103 (51 days)

Prior to 50 days before election

February 14, 2011

 

Last day for candidates to withdraw from nomination

Code 5.1.107 (50 days)

Computation of time 31-10-103

February 15, 2011

Draw names for ballot position

(+, -)

February 18, 2011

State deadline for filing pro-con statements.

CRS 1-7-901(4) & Colo. Const. X, 20(3)(b)(v) Friday preceding 45 days

February 22, 2011

 

Contribution and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.2) (every 2 weeks after first Monday in February)

March 4, 2011

Deadline to mail pro-con statements.

Colo. Const. X,20(3)(b)

No later than 30 days before

Election

March 7, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due.

Code 5.2.202(B.2) (every 2 weeks after first Monday in February)

March 7, 2011

Last day to register to vote

CRS 1-2-201(3) (29 days)

March 11, 2011

Publish and Post Election Notice (Candidates/Ballot Questions)

5.1.606(A) (25 days)

MAIL BALLOT ELECTIONS

March 11-21, 2011

MAIL BALLOT PACKETS TO ACTIVE VOTERS

5.1.608(H) (No sooner than 25 days or less than 15 days)

March 16, 2011

Publish Election Notice (Candidates Names and Ballot Questions)

CRS 1-7.5-107(2.5) (20 days)

POLLING PLACE ELECTIONS

March 16, 2011

Post TABOR notice to City website

CRS 1-7.5-908 (20 days)

March 21, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.2) (every 2 weeks after first Monday in February)

March 22, 2011

Pre-processing/counting of ballots may begin

5.1.610(B) (14 days prior to election)

March 24, 2011

Begin counting ballots

CRS 1.7.5-107.5 (10 days) (Monday following)

March 29, 2011

Last day to make application to vote absentee by mail

SOS Rule 12.6.2 (7 days)

April 1, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.3) (Friday preceding election)

April 5, 2011

ELECTION DAY

April 12, 2011

Last day to canvass returns.

CRS 31-10-1201 (7 days)

April 14, 2011

File Abstract of Votes Cast with Secretary of State.

CRS 31-10-1205(1 &2)) (+, -)

April 15, 2011

Publish any adopted Initiative Ordinances

Charter 12-60(2)(I) (10 days)

April 15, 2011

Publish Abstract of Votes Cast in full

CRS 31-10-1205(1&2)) (+, -)

April 19, 2011

Oath of Mayor and Councilmembers

Charter 12-10(c)- 3rd Tuesday

April 25, 2011

Last day to file certified copy of adopted Charter amendments with Secretary of State.

CRS 31-2-208 (20 days after election)

May 5, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.3) (30 days after election)


MAYORAL RUN-OFF MAIL BALLOT ELECTION CALENDAR

DATE DUE

MAYORAL RUN-OFF ELECTION
MAY 17, 2011

REFERENCE

 April 7, 2011

Draw ballot positions for Run-Off election.

Code 5.1.112(E)

 April 11, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.2) (1st Mon in Feb and every 2 weeks thereafter until Election)

April 22 ? May 2, 2011

MAIL BALLOT PACKETS TO ACTIVE VOTERS

5.1.112(B)(1); 5.1.608 (H) (No sooner than 25 or less than 15 days)

April 22, 2011

Last day to publish and post Election notice (Candidates)

5.1.606(A) (25 days)

MAIL BALLOT ELECTIONS

April 25, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due

 Code 5.2.202(B.2) (1st Mon in Feb and every 2 weeks thereafter until Election)

May 9, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due

 Code 5.2.202(B.2) (1st Mon in Feb and every 2 weeks thereafter until Election)

May 17, 2011

ELECTION DAY

May 24, 2011

Last day to canvass Mayoral Run-off Election results 

CRS 31-10-1201 (7 days)

May 26, 2011

File Abstract of Votes Cast with Secretary of State.

CRS 31-10-1205(1 &2)) (+, -)

June 7, 2011

Oath of office administered to Mayor

Charter 2-10(c) 1st Tuesday

May 13, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.3) (Friday preceding the Election)

June 16, 2011

Contribution and Expenditures form due

Code 5.2.202(B.3) (30 days after Election)